Early Parenting Support

Tresillian Family Care Centres is Australia’s largest Early Parenting Service offering professional advice, education and guidance to families with a baby, toddler or pre-schooler.

Tresillian has helped generations of parents over the last 100 years providing reassurance and support with:
  • Settling baby & sleep difficulties
  • Breastfeeding & bottle-feeding
  • Introducing solids
  • Multiple babies
  • Understanding baby’s cues
  • Toddler Behaviour
  • Parental emotional & psychological well-being  (ie stress, anxiety)

Tresillian’s Help Services

Tresillian has Family Care services across three states and a national Parent's Help Line, Day Services and Inpatient Residential services

National Parent's Help Line call 1300 272 736


Day Services:

In metropolitan Sydney, Tresillian has Day Services at Tresillian Canterbury, Nepean and Wollstonecraft.

In Regional NSW, Tresillian has Day Services located at Broken Hill, Coffs Harbour, Dubbo, Grafton, Lismore, Queanbeyan, Taree, Wagga Wagga.

The Early Years Parenting Mobile Service Tresillian 2U Van travels around the Mid-North Coast NSW. (Wauchope, Kempsey, Macksville, Bowraville) taking support to families in rural locations

Satellite Day Services include:
Cooma, Woolgoolga, Grafton, Bulahdelah, Cootamundra, Coonamble

Albury Wodonga
 Tresillian Parents & Babies (Day Service)


Residential Services:

In metropolitan Sydney,  Tresillian has Day Services at Tresillian Canterbury, Nepean and Willoughby.

In Regional NSW Tresillian has a residential unit at Macksville – (8-bed capacity Residential Unit)

Tresillian has the  QEII Family Centre at Curtin (26-bed capacity Residential Unit)


Referral to Tresillian

Ask your GP or Child and Family Health Nurse for a Referral

Self Refer to a Tresillian Service  by calling Tresillian’s Parent’s Help Line.

Tresillian’s Parent’s Help Line

Professional advice from a Tresillian Nurse

1300 272 736

Available 7 days



Tresillian’s Parent’s Help Line is free. Day Services and Residential admissions are covered by Medicare/Private Health Fund.

Tresillian’s Social Impact

Download our 2020 Social Impact Statement (Year Ending 30th June 2020)

Commonly asked questions

  • Can I book myself into Tresillian?

    You can either visit a health professional such as your Child and Family Health Nurse or GP; or you can call the Tresillian Parent Helpline on 1300 272 736 (7am – 11pm) for a referral to one of Tresillian’s Day Services or Residential Services. Once Tresillian has received your referral you will receive a text message advising contact details to arrange your booking.

  • How much does it cost?

    Day Services are covered by Medicare. Residential Services are covered by Medicare and/or your family’s private health fund. If both parents stay overnight one parent is a boarder and an accommodation/meals charge applies per day. You will be advised of the current rate prior to your admission.